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Sep 20, 2010 12:00am EDT
u. captioned by closed captioning services, inc. >> tucker: education the key to success in american life, everybody knows that after decades of reforms, what have we learned? good evening i'm tucker carlson this is fox news reporting. according to the education department since 1980 we've spent more than a trillion on public schools. the u.s.doesn't make the world's top 10 for literacy in 2009 fox news dove into textbooks asking if you know what your children were reading? this time a snapshot of american education to tell you what is going on in schools. what is being tried, jammed, what the final grade is likely to be. america's ultimate natural resource is its children. when it comes to education from the elementary level to college, this nation finds itself at a turning point. >> the president: we not the countries will out compete us tomorrow. >> we are all being intimidated, being put through hell. >> those who need this plan to remain here to be held accountable for what happens. >> i spent $130 for my french book, when i sold it back i only got $40. >> we can just p
Sep 21, 2010 6:00am EDT
yesterday we said in the morning. it is at night. 11:09, right, tucker? >> yes. >> yes. in some ways, it is meaningless because tomorrow -- >> it will be hotter. >> right. it is crazy. let's start with the current temperatures around the region. these just updated. however, it is still 58 degrees here in washington so no change there. but it is 61 in annapolis. check out these temperatures, man. what a variety. variety is the spice of life. 49degrees in baltimore. 46 in gaithersburg. 52 in culpeper. 52 in cambridge. no other 60s there. 53 in quantico. we are all over the place. generally seeking the main theme here, it is a cool start to the day. satellite-radar composite for the region, nothing to see. we are cloud-free. it's clear morning and it will indeed be a clear day today. one of the reasons our temperatures are so cool is because there is no cloud cover to hold in any of the heat that we got yesterday. a lot of radiational cooling going on. take a look at the surface map. we'll show you how things will develop during the course of the day today. very nice. we'll use some tec
Sep 3, 2010 7:00am EDT
. >> let's head over to tucker barnes. he has the latest on earl and what we can expect here, too. >> good morning. losing steam, earl is, but still a major storm as it pushes to the north and east. category 2. gusts to about 115. let's show it to you. it continues to track to the north, northeast about 18 miles per hour. here is the good news. the eye of the hurricane never crossed any land areas. the worst is out to see. you can see the cloud covers and the rain showers pushing back on coastal communities. impressive sight here. it will generally be out of here by later this afternoon. after a cloudy start in washington, we should have sunshine this afternoon, partly sunny and highs about 90. let's go to hd radar. i mentioned showers close to town. ocean city is getting rain and across the bay, east of richmond, fredricksburg light sprinkles and southern maryland. can't rule out the possibility of bands of showers moving in during the morning hours. then as earl continues to push out to sea, it will quiet down here. temperatures, we are warm. 78 degrees. winds are out of the nor
Sep 29, 2010 7:00am EDT
. >> and i'm allison seymour. we are happy you are with us. tucker barnes is in for tony with the latest on this day. and you're scaring me with word of a deluge tomorrow. >> we're comfortable now. temperatures in the 50s and low 60s. we'll start with the satellite and look at that. our motion from south to north, waking up with cloud cover. might be a few rays of sunshine as you head out of the door and the clouds will increase and it looks like we have heavy rain in store. not so much today. i think the evening commute is okay, but into the nighttime and during the daytime tomorrow, a lot of heavy rain around as we have prop cal moisture to the south which is being pulled to the north. at this point we have a flash flood watch for later tonight and into the daytime on thursday. we're talking about the potential for several inches of rain. so the entire viewing area under a flash flood watch. it's not just the washington area. most of the mid-atlantic, right into southern new england under the flood watch. right now nice start. 61 at reagan national. 62 in frederick. 60 in freder
Sep 30, 2010 7:00am EDT
and tucker. what is going on, tony? >> we continue to see moderate to heavy rainfall move through the area. we have a variety of warnings and watches in effect at this time. i'll let you know first of all that the tornado warning that was in effect for portions of maryland has been taken down now. it's been allowed to expire. that tornado warning that was in effect for portions of maryland. now let's look at hd radar and we'll show you where the heavy precipitation is as we speak. and as we've been seeing all morning long, with few exceptions, the heaviest rain is to the east. east of the district, along eastern portions of the beltway, through prince george's county, into anne arundel county. and here we go again for annapolis. they were getting some moderate rainfall but heavy rainfall coming down. down in diehl we're getting heavy rain. largo, kettering area, and clinton, maryland as well. all of the rain tracking from the south to the north and embedded in these areas of heavy rain are some thunderstorms that we've seen primarily south and east of the district, down around st.
Sep 13, 2010 7:00am EDT
. we said this would happen and sticking true to tucker's forecast, it is monday morning september 13th, 7:00. good morning and thanks for being with us, i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm allison seymour. a lot of redskins fans will be going on little sleep this morning after a nail-biting win against the cowboys. it came down to the final play. it looked like things were tied up with no time on the clock. but hold on. there was a holding penalty on dallas. the play was wiped out and the redskins were handed a victory. i don't like how that sounds -- handed a victory. the guy shouldn't have pulled him like that. dave ross will join us coming up in just a few minutes. >> we'll take the victory. >> exactly. >>> a lot of people sleepy eyed because of the game. >> and the vma's. >> a lot of people will enjoy that. >>> tucker that looked ominous with the fog rolling in. >> visibility less than a quarter mile. we have a dense fog advisory to the west until 9:00 this morning. i'll show you the maps and we'll talk about a nice looking monday. as we get into the afternoon. but a dense fog advisory
Sep 24, 2010 7:00am EDT
know for a fact tucker we don't? tucker thinks it's over. >> in other words we don't know. we'll find out. >> see who is looking out for all the ice cream fans? >> our sales department call us. >> send some in and we'll debate it. >> we'll discuss while we eat. >> on the roads you will find lanes are open. we are dealing with the fog this morning. it's looking better right here at university boulevard. no incidents to report as you continue to work toward georgia avenue. southbound 95 incident 198 clear to the shoulder. 270 south at falls road dealing with that crash blocking the left lane because it occurred in the local lane. main lines congested out germantown. 395 duke street to seminary road,. downtown, in southeast washington branch avenue shut down between randall circle and pennsylvania avenue. apparently there was a carjacking that took place earlier this morning. there was a police chase as a result of that and now there is ongoing investigation. so again branch avenue closed off between randall circle and pennsylvania avenue. this is impacting your ride off massachuset
Sep 8, 2010 4:25am EDT
have any rain from the forecast. let's go straight over to tucker to find out how the weather is looking on this midweek. >> hi, gurvir. >> hi, tucker. >> here comes the camera. it was hot yesterday, 94 degrees at reagan national. no fooling around with the heat. a little cooler today as a cold front comes through and we'll get a little breezy out there as well with winds out of the west gusting to about 25 miles per hour. let's get to it. 76 at reagan national. 73 currently in ocean city so look at all the 70s out there. very mild start to the day. cold front just out to the west and that will start moving in as we get into the afternoon hours. some cloud cover i think to start the day. most of the shower activity will stay to the south and to the north. kind of getting split here. there is your front. can you see it there just to the west. as that moves through, our temperatures won't cool down much today. the real cold, cool air gets in here later tonight. early clouds, afternoon sun as that frontal system gets east of us. winds out of the west 15 to 20. high temperature, 89 d
Sep 27, 2010 4:25am EDT
our top stories. first, we want to check our weather. tucker is in with that and when you step outside today, the sweet sound of rain. >> lots of rain in forecast. could be some flooding issues as we get into the nighttime hours tonight and tomorrow. you can see we've got rain in the forecast. there you go. satellite-radar showing you lots of showers, lots of clouds across the area. cool temperatures. we are only in the mid-60s right now. that will be the theme around here today as we watch an area of low pressure pass very slowly to our west. we could see some localized thunderstorm activity and some very heavy rain at least during portions of the day here as we get into the afternoon hours. looking at temperatures, we are on the cool side. 64 at reagan national. patuxent naval air station is 69 degrees. our forecast, cool and cloud you. rain, perhaps thunderstorms, heavy at times. we're expecting several inches of rain before all is said and done. more details on the forecast coming up in just a minute. >>> montgomery county police are looking for the driver in a hit and run
Sep 24, 2010 4:25am EDT
dhindsa. let's get a check of our forecast from tucker barnes. >> we do have the potential for record temperatures today for our friday. temperature right now, 74 degrees at reagan national. baltimore is 716789 ocean city, 73 degrees n fredericksburg, we're # 9. in winchester, we're 70. starting the day on the mild side. i did mention the fog. out to the east, route 50, prince george's county, parts of howard county, we are getting some pretty good fog. might want to take a few extra minutes on your way to work. other than that, generally clear conditions. just hot today. our high temperatures will soar into the mid-90s. so remember our record for the day, 94. this is not typical of this time of year. lots of sunshine, hot and humid your afternoon high. changes tonight, cooler temperatures for the weekend. i'll have details on that coming up for you in just a minute. >> perfect. time now for a look at our top stories. firefighters are back on the scene of a devastating fire in manassas. three homes were reduced to rubble along tillot loop. the massive inferno leaving behind nothing bu
Sep 13, 2010 4:25am EDT
or the next couple of days -- should be a delightful day. >> thank you, tucker. >> there is a flag down at the 20-yard line. >> that is how the game ended last night. redskins beat the cowboys in the opener after a holding penalty. there was of a touchdown that would have set up the winning extra point attempt to dallas. the score was 13-7. more coming up throughout the morning. timothy mcveigh ross will join us for monday morning quarterback beginning in our next hour. >>> just one day left in the race for the d.c. mayor's office. while the candidates stump for votes, there is controversial swirling over claims that some early voters were promised gift cards. this hidden camera video was september to us by a fenty supporter. if you take a look, right there it is. this morning, the washington post reports that cora masters barry is claiming responsibility for the effort. both candidates deny any involvement and barry tells the post it was just an effort to push early voting and was not in support of either candidate. >>> investigators looking into last week's massive gas explosion
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Sep 9, 2010 5:00am EDT
woman named cynthia tucker who i've never met her but she hates me and by extension, miller, she would hate you because you and i are friends. that's the way i look at it. if cynthia tucker hates me, she hates bernie and she hates everybody on the program. now, she used to be the editor -- the chief editorial writer or something of the atlanta constitution, they got so embarrassed by the woman that they booted her out of there but she's still at it -- everything is a race deal. here's the latest from miss tucker. roll the tape. >> we haven't talked about the elephant in the room and i don't mean the republicans. race. changing demographics. seer of a white minority. obama's election has suddenly made many white americans aware of the loss of a white majority. that's what this crazy summer has been all about. anti-mosque construction. anti-immigrant ravings. >> so we're afraid. >> you see, did you see that nora? her entire precarious perch in show business is predicated on knotting when anybody says anything crazy about race. that's it right there. that's the only gravity she has
Sep 28, 2010 9:00am EDT
my pleasure. >> thank you for being here. now to tucker and allison. >>> breaking news in the weather department. >> we have a tornado warning. let's get right to it. hd radar indicating a possible tornado. this just indicated by the national weather service near st. michaels by 9:20 this morning, severe thunderstorms centered near oxford as this system is pushing off to the north at 45 miles per hour you can see the counties in red under a tornado warning until 9:45 this morning, that includes carolina county, queen county and centreville under a tornado warning until 9:45. again a very intense band of thunderstorms. the particular storm we are concerned with is just to the north of oxford. you can see the dark very intense reds to the west of easton. that is indicating a possible tornado races off to the north. we have a tornado warning for these counties until 9:45 and it will take a while to get the energy out of here. here in washington, no concerns with tornadoes or any severe weather. this is across the bay over the next 45 minutes or so. >> thanks, tucker. >> i'll give you an
Sep 20, 2010 6:00am EDT
warm-up. >>> time now for ask the weather guys. tucker barnes and i put our big heads together to answer your most pressing questions, weather-related or otherwise. today's questions comes from 14- year-old chris in stafford, virginia. he asks, although it could be a woman, a girl. so he or she asks, i notice that once igor developed an eye t stayed if a while and then closed up again. i also observed this in hurricane danielle and hurricane earl. why does this happen? is there a name for it? also, whenever a hurricane is fully developed, i notice what likes feather is on the outside of the storm. why do hurricanes do this? good questions, chris. someone would is very observe and. all right. we'll talk about the eye wall first. very observant. yes, these eye walls, especially with the bigger hurricanes, in fact, primarily with the bigger hurricanes, they drop, you see them and they break down and then a new one develops. this is called the eye wall replacement cycle. tucker knows a lot about this as well. this is something -- tucker, i'm correct in saying this occurs mainly with t
Sep 1, 2010 6:00am EDT
the latest from tucker when fox 5 morning news continues.  how would i make school field trips to the zoo! more basketballs. soccer balls. and a museum! [ growls ] more basketballs. soccer balls! more books. yeah. like just a ton of books. [ girl ] and books about soft things. soft and slimy. [ female announcer ] now clip double box tops for education. from totino's pizza rolls and party pizzas. and make their school a better place. >>> hurricane earl barreled right through the caribbean. the storm for you downgrade a bit from a category four hurricane to a category three hurricane. it knocked down trees and power lines all over the island of st. thomas and the individual inislands. the vacs started on the mainland in north carolina just about an hour ago. thousands of tourists have been ordered to leave okracoke island. virginia governor bob mcdonnell is expected to declare a state of emergency. >>> we are live in ocean city beginning tonight on fox 5 news at 5:00. our live team coverage continues tomorrow on fox 5 morning news. i guess governor mcdonnell just planning ahead beca
Sep 1, 2010 7:00am EDT
chenevey. >> and i'm allison seymour. let's check in with tucker barns who has more on earl. timing is certainly bad for a lot of folks. >> it looks like during the day on friday, and the hurricane watch has been extended to include the virginia coastline. the storm has weakened. but let's go to vipir. first a quick look at hurricane watch. surf city, north carolina to paramour island, virginia, under a hurricane watch. don't be surprised if this doesn't get extended up into new jersey this afternoon. now to vipir. let's take a look the at storm -- at the storm, maximum winds 125, gusts over 140 and charging off to the north and west at 16 miles per hour. likely to keep this intensity as it approaching the carolina coastline overnight thursday and into friday morning and then charge up the coast during the day on friday. so watch this carefully over the next couple of days. locally we're doing fine. today is going to be another hot, sunny day with afternoon high temperatures back into the 90s. currently we're 76 degrees at reagan national. humidity 65%. winds shifting later out of the
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Sep 7, 2010 8:00pm EDT
. directly ahead, far left column ists tucker throws down the race card and blames anti-obama sentiment in america on whites fear ago loss of power. it's on tape and we have got it for you. then the dnc chairman says democratic candidates have to stop distancing themselves from obama, pelosi, and reid this november. and be proud of their party. but is this a good strategy? we'll ask two pollsters coming up. i'm a hot babe out jogging. you're checking out my awesome headband. that's when you find out your cut-rate insurance it ain't payin' for this. so get allstate. [ deis ] dollar for dollar nobodyrotects you from mayhem like allstate. [ slap! ] -[ slap! slap! slap! slap! ] -ow, ow! [ male announcer ] your favorite foods fighting you? fight back fast with tums. calcium rich tums goes to work in seconds. nothing works faster. ♪ tum ta tum tum tums >> in the impact segment tonight, some folks on the far left are blaming white people for the angst in america. here is what columnist cynthia tucker said on nbc this weekend. >> we haven't talked about the elephant in the room, and i don't m
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Sep 7, 2010 11:00pm EDT
ladies, thank you. directly ahead, far left column ists tucker throws down the race card and blames anti-obama sentiment in america on whites fear ago loss of power. it's on tape and we have got it for you. then the dnc chairman says democratic candidates have to stop distancing themselves from obama, pelosi, and reid this november. and be proud of their party. but is this a good strategy? we'll ask two pollsters coming up. the most powerful half-ton crew in america h a powertrain backed for 100,000 miles. chevy silverado half-ton a consumers digest best buy and the most dependable, longest-lasting full-size picku on the road. now get 0% apr for 72 months on 2010 silverado half-ton models with an average finance savings ar $5,600. >> in the impact segment tonight, some folks on the far left are blaming white people for the angst in america. here is what columnist cynthia tucker said on nbc this weekend. >> we haven't talked about the elephant in the room, and i don't mean the republicans. race. changing demographics. feerp of a white minority. obama's election has suddenly made many
Sep 7, 2010 6:00am EDT
, tucker, specifically being asked to predict the future as far as weather goes. >> that is always a tough one. >> he is very good at it. he is very good at it. another fox 5 flashback. >> eventually but not today. >> this may be the flashback. >> this will be the flashback. >> let's check in with julie wright and find out what is happening if the world of traffic. a little different story than yesterday when we had no traffic. >> that is because everybody was still enjoying the rays out at the beach. now everybody is back home heading you out to the school and work and we have delays just about everywhere. our usual interstates now jammed up with accident activity and delays. you are traveling inbound along 66 approaching 29 at centreville, the accident activity now confined to the shuled we are a backup leaving business 234. slow traffic from 28 headed eastbound towards 50 fair oaks and traffic slows again at nutley street. northbound i-95 near route one in woodbridge, we had reports of a brushfire. that is under control at this point. you will fine rubbernecking delays passing the
Sep 30, 2010 4:25am EDT
. good morning. i'm gurvir dhindsa. let's get straight over to tucker to find out about the weather situation. >> yes, very danny gonzalez russ conditions out there. we have this tornado warning. let's get right to it. hd radar will show you all the activity across the area. tornado warning for just a few more minutes here for south central anne arundel county, calvert county and eastern st. mary's county. that is east of the district. owings, dunkirk, long beach, calvert beach, st. leonard and tracy's landing all in the path of this line of thunderstorm activity. i will focus in and show new area. other than if you are not seeing tornadoes, along this line, we are seeing extremely intense thunderstorm activity, wind gusts over 40 miles per hour and heavy rain as well. the rain rates have been in excess of about two inches an hour so expect widespread flooding here. we are under a tornado warning east of the district into southern prince george's county for another few minutes. the rest of the area experiencing extremely heavy rain. can you see the rain falling across the area. rain
Sep 23, 2010 4:25am EDT
tucker barnes. he has the latest for us. good morning, tucker. >> should be a fine-looking day but on the hot side with, once again, high temperatures back into the 90s. i know it is the first full day of fall but our temperatures will be back in the 90s. you can see the shower and thunderstorm activity well off the coast. still some leftover cloud cover and some fog across the area. it will be beautiful at least as far as sky conditions go but temperatures once again will soar into the 90s. 74degrees at reagan national. doing one of those nights where we don't cool off a lot. 67 at dulles. 67 in winchester. if you are thinking this weather is reminiscent of august, you are right and so is this high temperature. 91degrees, lots of sunshine. hot and humid out there this afternoon. more details on the weekend forecast. it will be cooler by saturday. i'll have those details in a minute. >>> neighbors in the close-knit lorton community are devastated. a fairfax county mom and two kids were killed in a house fire but the 24-year-old did manage to save three of her other children. alli anderson
Sep 6, 2010 4:25am EDT
start today. we're glad you could join us this morning. i'm gurvir dhindsa. tucker is here too. he says it is not brrr but wow! >> it is wow this morning. >> the temperature are pretty nippy out there in a lot of spots. i think we're going to go to tucker or do you want me to do the weather? >> how should we do this. >> come on. >> okay. this makes me for a mighty uncomfortable feeling. >> let's get right to the maps. >> it was sunshine, cool temperatures, and this morning, i think this is the coldest we've seen in a while. >> it is. i will look up where this measures up and how far back we got to go but certainly one. the coolest days in the last 90 or so. 63degrees at reagan national. wash is one of the warmer spots. most of the area is in the 50s, even some upper 40s right now. pressure is up. we will have a nice day today. bright sunshine expected throughout the day today. it will be a little warmer than yesterday. yesterday, we were in the upper 70s and low 80s. winds will shift out of the south a little later this afternoon and we'll get warmer the next couple of days. but as far
Sep 3, 2010 4:25am EDT
. without any more hesitation, let's go over to tucker to find out what is happening with earl. it is huge, tuck. >> and it is getting bigger. let's go right back to it. category 2 hurricane. maximum winds, 105 miles per hour. the good news is the eye of the storm will stay just offshore during the next several hours. even though the beach communities from the vines right up to southern new england are going to take a beating, this could be a lot worse as this is a major storm. a lot of cloud cover across the washington area. when you head out this morning, there will be clouds. we'll go partly sunny this afternoon but you can see a lot of rain showers. bands of rain associated with earl starting to make their way inland not only in north carolina but in southern virginia and not too long here, even the maryland beaches will start to get in on the rain. let's look it the temperatures here in washington. we are now 78 degrees. with all the cloud cover, we are not cooling off overnight. 75 in fredericksburg. 72 in winchester. we'll start the day with clouds but end the day with some sun
Sep 15, 2010 4:25am EDT
of weather with tucker. >> nice cool start today. we have temperature in the others and low 60s. you happening in there. plenty of sunshine. highs later today back in the low 80s. let's get to it. we'll take a look at current conditions. we are talking about nice clear skies out there. you can see just a few clouds will be streaming through during the morning hours. generally a mostly sunny day. even more sunshine than during the day yesterday. winds will be lighter too as we get into the daytime hours. lots of 50s this morning. 54 in frederick. 54 in harrisonburg. 55 in owe someone city. 64 here in downtown washington. again, our afternoon high temperatures after a cool start, nice, warm afternoon, 83 degrees. couple of changes in the forecast as we get into tomorrow. i'll have details on that for you in just a couple of minutes. >>> more primary results and a folkous prince george's county where rushern baker has won democratic nomination for county executive. he beat out four chal engers including sheriff michael jackson. the race for governor in maryland is set. it will be a rema
Sep 2, 2010 4:25am EDT
. let's go straight over to tucker. >> you put it well there, the calm before the storm. temperatures right now running in the 70s. 77 in washington. we had some 60s off to the north and west. frederick, 72. ocean city, 75 where they are getting ready for earl to pass off to the east here during the next couple of days. satellite-radar showing very quiet conditions. not much at all happening. we are just sort of waiting for earl to arrive from the south and east and a cold front from the south and west. eventually, we'll get that out of here. 93degrees your afternoon high. a little warmer than that yesterday. a few degrees cooler than yesterday with just a few clouds associated with earl late in the day. winds will be out of the south at five to 10 miles per hour. more on earl coming up. category four hurricane, i'll give you the latest in just a second. >> there are other big stories we're following this morning. authorities are surveying the discovery communications headquarters in downtown silver spring looking for any traces of explosives that a gunman may have left behind when he
Sep 17, 2010 5:00am EDT
together for a show of unity. >> tucker, what is the latest in the weather. >> tucker, come over here. she asked you. >> does she have to do it again. >> yes, she has to do it again. we'll be right back. -9 >>> as far as the great events from the summer, we hope you've enjoyed some of them out another jiffy lube live. today is our last give away of the season. it is to see the band rush. you have to correctly answer the question on your screen. >> to enter, can you go to our website, find the contest on our entertainment page and you can enter until 10:00 this morning. also, read all the contest rules there as well. you must be at least 18 years old. five winners will be elected by random drawing today. the prize of a pair of tickets is provided by live nation entertainment. >> in case you are wondering, the photo on the top was rush back in the day and then the bottom, modern day. >> tucker almost gave it away earlier. he is a big rush fan elsewhere i think i know but i don't know for sure. >> then it's good question. >> it is. what do you want to know from me? >> i want to k
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Sep 8, 2010 9:00pm EDT
daily tucker carlson is here. daytime emmy nominated actress best known for her roles on all my children sydney pen here. kirsten.ers with is here. you do soap operas and you married and you have make-out scenes with good looking actors and i said doesn't your husband gets jealous? you said not even a little bit. >> i hope gets jealous a little bit. >> sean: wouldn't you get jealous tucker? >> are you kidding. >> sean: you were recently married? >> yeah, but i'm not an actor. for actresses it is different. >> sean: is it as technical as everyone says or is this technical baloney? >> have you ever felt attracted to a person were you kissing onset? >> absolutely not. how could that happen. >> you are a good actress. >> sean: we've really shifted the focus. harry reid is not to blame for 14% unemployment in nevada. here's what said. >> i think it would take a real stretch to think that i caused the problems with the economy. i tried to do a lot to stop the bush spending from going on we went from a 7 trillion dollar surplus over 10 years to when he left office a 10 trillion
Sep 13, 2010 6:00am EDT
now. when we come back, tucker will have a look at the forecast and we'll have a look at traffic also. >>> the most popular music stars came together for the most popular video music awards. find out who won big. we just gave you a big hint. a >>> welcome back. >> a nice fall-like morning. >> temperatures in the 50s and 60s. got some fog moving in from the west. let's get right to and we'll give you the latest here. we have a dense fog advisory rough will you stretching from hagerstown down to central and northern sections of virginia. can you see the big cities of baltimore and washington. we are not under the dense fog sites. doesn't mean you won't see some closer to town. the worst of, it the visibility are lowest out to the west. going to take a couple of hour here to mix up the atmosphere. we need the sunshine to start to mix the atmosphere as winds aren't much of a help here. very still air here. we had about 2/3 of an un. of rain. here are the wind speeds. nothing happening out to the west. zero in fredericksburg, frederick. winchester, hagerstown. that helps contribute
Sep 24, 2010 5:00am EDT
. tucker and i are auctioning about this pete. we could set a record today. regardless, we'll get into the 90s. this will be day 66. the 66th day this year that we've had a temperature 90 degrees or above. the record is 67. we might just be just shy of the record at the end of the year. it doesn't look likely we'll have any more 90-degree days. >> our last chance. tucker and i hope let's get another one or two. let's get the record. we'll start with yesterday's high temperatures. yesterday was day 65 because the high temperature at reagan national was 93 degrees. at dulles, was this a tie for a record or was it a new record. >> new record at dulles airport. 9 # degrees. 89degrees was the high temperature in baltimore. all right. current temperatures around the region, can we get the prompter switched there? 7 # degrees now in d.c. # 8 in gaithersburg. 7 # in annapolis, quantico is at 69. fredericksburg, winchester at 68 degrees at this hour. here also look at the satellite- radar composite for the region. we are losing one frame here at the end but i assure you all the weather out ther
Sep 28, 2010 6:00am EDT
the weather guys. yep, it is the segment where tucker barnes and i put our heads together to we are your most preeing questions, weather- related or otherwise. thank you's question come from cameron arks fourth grade student at georgetown day school. cameron writes, i'm doing a project extreme weather. can you please plain what a tsunami was. good question. only now as i'm reading it on the air do i think cameron, we're doing your homework for you. >> i thought that right away. cameron is very smart. >> yes, she is. students can be among the most devastating weather-related events if you call it weather- related. it is not really weather- related. >> loosely. >> loosely. that we see on the planet. a tsunami is essentially a giant wave or series of waves that is made in an ocean or another very large body of water like the super big lake that is usually caused by an earthquake a landslide ache volcanic eruption or the impact of a meteor. >> really? >> yes. we're familiar -- we've gotten more familiar with tsunamis over the recent years after the large one we saw in asia and i think w
Sep 30, 2010 9:00am EDT
to 45-50 miles per hour around the chesapeake bay. tucker, i understand you have new informations that just come in. >> back to hd radar, we have a county and warning issues for eastern st. mary's counting, including st. mary's city, lexington park. st. leonard creek and lusby until 9:45 this morning. so again a tornado warning just issued for southeastern calvert county and eastern st. mary's county until 9:45. we have severe thunderstorms pushing through and racing at about 50 miles per hour. we'll give you updates in just a minute. back to you at the desk. allison and gurvir. >> thanks so much, tuck. >>> and our team coverage continues. sarah simmons is live from closed roads in the area. >> reporter: we are at beach drive and connecticut avenue. and the rain has been coming down steadily throughout the morning. at some points it's heavier than others and it's kind of lifted by now but you can see where it is -- >> obviously the weather has been causing problems. sarah, are you still with us? i thought i heard her for a second. >> well our coverage does continue with a look at
Sep 14, 2010 9:00am EDT
find out. i'll going to need more time for the segment. tucker has the answer to our weather questions. >>> a lot of sunshine in the forecast. this is an easy one. very comfortabledie in the forecast later this afternoon. as our high temperatures will top out -- just a few degree cooler than yesterday. currently 68 at reagan national. 68 in ocean city. 61 out at dulles. and 71 in fredericksberg and a cold front coming through at this hour. not more than a few clouds across the region. unfortunately no showers or rain or thunderstorm activity today. breezes out of the north and west gusting to about 25 miles per hour. so you'll notice the breeze this afternoon. it will feel fall-like, as the winds will be brisk at times. so it will feel cooler than yesterday. a lot of sunshine and 82. winds out of the north and west gusting to about 25. so look out for the breezes. more details on the forecast. generally a good one. we'll look at the hurricanes in a couple of minutes. that's right hurricanes. back to you tony and allison. >>> and our top story today, it is primary day in d.c.
Sep 17, 2010 6:00am EDT
. 84degrees. sorry, tucker. what? tucker started talking to my during the weather cast. tomorrow and sunday are going to be fine days. lots of sunshine. highs will be in the low 80s. it will be great. monday, 79 degrees for your high. tuesday, still nice. 80degrees. looks like we'll be dry for the next several days. that make for a great opportunity to be outdoors an do stuff but we are down in terms of our rainfall amount. >> that little amount overnight probably didn't do much. >> no, it doesn't do much. speaking of rainfall, it is time to act weather guys, the most popular segment in local television. tucker barnes and i put our big heading to to answer your most pressing questions, weather- related or otherwise. today's question is from gina in manassas. we have edited this question. most of what she wrote was praise for our show. i'm serious an how much she enjoys it. we took the high road. >> typically, you edit it by adding thing like that. >> here is her question. i was wondering what effect it the dry summer would have on our fall colors. >> it's good question and it is like
Sep 22, 2010 9:00am EDT
the desk. >> thank you, tucker. >>> our top story this morning, it's quite the scene in a d.c. neighborhood where tons of belonglings have been dumped out on the street. she's being kicked out of her home and desperate. matt acland joins us with the details. >> reporter: that truck was sent by thesiy to start removing -- was sent by city to start removing her items and councilman graham said hold on a second. and look at what just moved up. jk sterling and storage they are here to help her out. we've been providing this story all morning long. yesterday she was evicted from her house and sher collected all of these items and she said she does this to send the items back home to her family in venezuela. as far as you can see, there is just piles of different types of things. everything you could think of. she said that she's been doing this for quite sometime but she lost her job recently. she was a care giver and lost her job and couldn't pay the rent so she was evicted yesterday. we've been hearing from her this morning and we also had a chance to talk to some of her neighbor
Sep 26, 2010 10:00am EDT
chris matthews. welcome to the show. with us toda is john heilemann, cynthia tucker, nbc's norah o'donnell and "the washington post" michael gerson. with barely five weeks left before democrats may lose the congress, president obama is trying to fire up the people who sent him but have lost faith. some presidents were the same politicians in office as they were running for office. f.d.r. was, reagan was, clinton was. a moment this week showed the contrast between president obama and president clinton. with barack obama, recall how george bush 41 suffered in comparison to clintonin the 1992 town hall debate when a voter asked a feel your pain question. >> howhas the nation debt personally affected each of your lives? and if it hasn't, how can you find a cure for the economic proble of the common people if you ha no experience in what's ailing them? >> i think the national debt affects everybody. obviously it has a lot to do th interest rates, it -- >> on a personal basis, how has it affected you? >> has it affected you personally? >> i'm sure it has. i loe my grandchilden. >> tell
Sep 23, 2010 7:00am EDT
. good morning, i'm steve chenevey. >> and i'm allison seymour. we say good morning to tucker barnes. >> hot and steamy, that is the forecast. good morning, everybody. we have showers and thunderstorms moving through overnight. morning fog and then a mostly sunny afternoon. but it will be on the hot side once again later this afternoon. currently 71 degrees at reagan national. mild conditions as you start your morning. 67 in baltimore. 67 in winchester. ocean city, maryland, 70 degrees. showers and thunderstorms that rolled through last night have pushed off the coast and in its wake here, as i mentioned, a little morning fog and clouds off to the north and west. i don't think that will amount to much. maybe a couple of sprinkles near the pennsylvania border. unseasonably warm, our high temperature is well above average. back in the low to mid-90s. so a couple of hot days here before we get a weekend cooldown. here is your forecast. and a lot of sunshine by the afternoon and high temperatures back into the low 90s, so a lot of water if you are working outdoors. high temperature about
Sep 6, 2010 7:00am EDT
check in with tucker barnes for the forecast. >> the upper 70s and lower 80s and going to be the same today. let's get to it and talk about current conditions. and we're off to a cool start. 40s out there. look at winchester, 47 degrees. hagerstown, good morning to you, 51. 58 at dulles. 52 in frederick, 63 here in town. if you are lucky enough to be waking up at the shore, ocean city, 53. should be a great looking afternoon. bright sunshine expected throughout the day and high temperatures back in the middle 80s. there is a morning look at your satellite radar. very quiet conditions continue. a few clouds off to the west. we'll have one or two clouds spill into the region, but we need shower and thunderstorm activity and it's not in the cards for several days. a lot of sunshine, beautiful afternoon. 85 degrees. winds out of the south at 5 miles per hour. i'll have more details on the forecast. we'll be near 90 toward the middle of the week. those details are coming up. allison. >>> and a quick reminder for redline riders. metro is working on safety improvements recommended by the nss
Sep 2, 2010 7:00am EDT
. to >> and let's get the latest on the storm and the local weather with tucker barnes. ar >> that's neright. ig and earl intensified, gusts now to 170, impressive-looking hurricane. tracking off to the north, northwest currently at about 18t miles per hour. it looks ulike it still has a date with the outer banks after midnight tonight where we now have hurricane warnings. it's nonithe red you see on th hd radar. ad and then it will race up the coast. co we've extended the tropical as storm watches to canada. an so this will be a major event taking shape during the daytime hours tomorrow ytias it tracks to the north and east. want to show you something very impressive. look at the wave hights hi underneath the center of that t storm. they are approaching 37 feet. sow orget the idea. this water feeawill be pushed u the north and to the norm and west along the coastal areas and even in places like ocean oc city we could see maybe 10-15- foot waves tomorrow as the storm passes off to the north and east. i'll have eastmore on earl in a minutes. nu let's focus on our weather. at starting
Sep 21, 2010 9:00am EDT
so it's getting better. >>> one man who is very excited about all of that, tucker barnes is keeping an eye on our weather for today. hey, tucker. >> good morning. i've only seen one episode but i look forward to seeing more this season. high temperatures once again in the upper 70s to about 80 and that's after a cool start this morning. a lot of 40s on the map. particularly the north and west this morning. 48 in frederick. 54 in winchester. 54 in hagerstown. 60 here in downtown washington and a little warmer closer to the bay. patuxent naval air station 59 degrees. a lot of sunshine in the forecast and humidity will stay relatively low today as we continue to be under the influence of a big area of high pressure. there is your satellite radar. very quiet conditions. a few clouds out to the west, maybe a scattered shower or thunderstorm late in the day tomorrow but in front of that more nice weather, and just about 80 degrees. winds out of the north and east at 5 miles per hour. more details on the forecast. we are going to warm up and it will feel like summertime for the first day o
Sep 2, 2010 5:00am EDT
morning. let's say good morning to tucker barnes and get a look at that forecast. >> just getting latest information here as we speak. believe it or not, earl is getting stronger by the hour. i don't think it is likely to get much more intense. it's very strong hurricane. let's get right to it. i want to he show you vipir. i want to show you the satellite-radar there. you go. can you see that the storm has an enormous eye here. wave got hurricane-force winds about 90 miles from the center. tropical storm wind about 230 miles from the center. just getting the latest information, maximum winds now 145 miles per hour, gusts over 1 # 06789 the pressure has been falling the last couple of hours. so not losing any strength here as it approaches coastline. hurricane warnings now for much of north carolina and even here along the lower eastern shore, we've now got tropical storm warnings and hurricane watches. we are getting ready for it as it pushes offer to the north and then to the north and east. this is really impressive stuff. -- it pushes off to the north. computers are estimating
Sep 1, 2010 5:00am EDT
say good morning to tucker barnes with a look at what is happening here. >> good morning. just getting the latest on earl. maximum winds down to 125 miles per hour. that is a category three hurricane. still a major hurricane. very dangerous. it will be approaching the mid- atlantic here during the next couple of days. let's show you vipir. it is tracking off to the north an west at about 13 miles per hour. still a very intense storm. the pressure up slightly. you can see that things have become a little elongated which tell us it is not quite as intense as it was a few hours ago. want to mention a hurricane watch has now been extended for the virginia coastline up to just south and east of ocean city. let's get to local weather. we are mild. 77degrees. humidity, 64%. winds are out of the south and west at five miles per hour. pressure down a little bit. this area of happen that has been giving us the heat starting to break down. winds will shift a little bit today. this will be the last day of extreme heat as we get into tomorrow and particularly friday. things will start to cool off a
Sep 15, 2010 6:00am EDT
time now for ask the weather guys. tucker barnes and i put our big geeky weather heads touring to answer your most pressing weather questions, weather- related or otherwise. today's question comes from crisis teen. she writes, we are experiencing such beautiful weather here and i was wondering, is there anywhere in the country where snow has fallen yet or is it too early in the season? good question, christine. it is a little bit too early but we are getting close to the time when parts of the country will begin to see snow. do you have any idea what part of the country? >> mike maybe the parts like the mountains. >> i would say denverish area. >> seattle, maybe some of the mountains around there. >> all right. tucker barnes, fill these kind folks in on where we are likely to see snow first. we have not seen any measurable snow hit the ground yet. >> across the lower 48, yes. we will show you that, if you look in the northern rockies, this time of year, that is the place to go. mountains of northern rockies. we are up near yellowstone park in northwest wyoming noorks montana, idah
Sep 16, 2010 5:00am EDT
5 morning news on this thursday morning. let's get a look at that forecast for today. tucker barnes joins us with hopefully more good news. >> okay news. we've got more clouds than yesterday. not going to be picture perfect like it was. a little warmer than yesterday. a little more humid as well. we are going to have a gorgeous weekend with more details on that coming up. we'll talk about current conditions and we are in the 60s generally across the area here in town. humidity, 57%. wind are out of the east at six miles per hour. pressure is falling just a little bit. i mentioned cloud cover. can you see it streaming in here from the west. what this is is a warm front. it will be noticeably more humid. still not bad by summer standards but after the perfect weather we had around here the last couple of days, more clouds in the forecast. the rain should hold off until the nighttime hours particularly overnight into tomorrow morning. at least the daytime hours will be dry if you've got outdoor plans. we have a frontal system that will come through and give us a chance for needed rain
Sep 6, 2010 6:00am EDT
. i do want to do a very quick mention halfy belated birthday, tucker barnes. >> thank you. >> forgot to mention that earlier. right now, yes, things look great. if you are headed back from the beach, great time to go. no problems on route 50. if you are headed back, it is recommended that you start become before 11:00 to avoid any major snags. there is an accident on the american legion bridge. this is on the inner loop as you travel from virginia into montgomery county. it is to the left side of the roadway. because of that light volume, not causing a problem. the outer loop looks great. no problems from college park all the way around towards bethesda and crossing the bridge into virginia. everything running at speed. you will find your lands wade open. usually, we start to see things stack up from the beltway up past edsall road. you are wide into the 14th street bridge today. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >> thank you. >>> several virginia dmv offices will be open today. the state is continuing to try to clear that backlog of drivers license applications. thousand
Sep 1, 2010 9:00am EDT
minutes. allison, gurvir, back to you. >> tucker, thanks. >>> more on hurricane earl now after barreling through the caribbean, category four storm now threatening to sideswipe the east coast. or has it been downgraded to three? >> it's been three, but it is still a massive storm and there are concerns from here to the carolinas about how earl will effect labor day weekend. sarah simmons is joining us live with the latest. >> reporter: well some people have already had their vacation plans interrupted early. from what we know this morning, we know that folks on the north carolina island of ocracoke have been evacuated as well as hatteras island is also being evacuated. now we've learned within the hour. and hurricane earl is now a category three. it has been downgraded but make no mistake about it here, it can still do a lot of damage with winds packing up to 125 miles per hour right now. maryland emergency officials are meeting today about the impact it's expected to have on ocean city. the mayor there said they have about 200,000 people there now leading up to this big labor
Sep 3, 2010 5:00am EDT
along a little bit later on today. we want to check in with tucker. we saw hurricane earl kicking up the as out there. >> the latest advisories still 105 miles per hour. gusts to about 115. looks like it will remain intact for the next several hours. shall we take a look at it. >> let's do it. >> let's look at the hillary clinton as it is making its presence felt. the good news is the eye of the storm looks to stay just off the coast here. it is now about 85 miles east of cape hatteras, north carolina. there you go. can you see it lifting off to the north-northeast at about 18 miles per hour. it is actually racing off to the north. cloud cover across the washington area. this radar is overdoing the rain here in d.c. but we do have some bands of rain across the lower eastern shore. you know, i wouldn't say it is impossible that some of our southern and eastern viewers won't see some rain as we get into the mid-morning hours as it passes off it our east. can you see very impressive hurricane signature there our map this morning. let's push on to hd radar and take a closer look. can you see
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